We are going on our third year living with Covid-19 and some of the early predictions about a hybrid work/office model are starting to become reality. But the truth is, this reality looks different for almost every law firm and is heavily influenced by personal preference, type of law practiced, and individual situations.
Recently I was reading an article about a first grader that noticed his father was having difficulty with the car radio, so he explained to his father he should reverse-engineer it. It seems law firms would be well-served to apply the same thinking this first grader used with his father’s car radio to their business operations.
A great paralegal strives to deliver work on time and accurately. They’re also vital to law firms because they handle everyday tasks on several cases at a time to keep the caseload moving in the right direction. They have the skills and talents they need to succeed every day, even in a busy legal environment.
In the past, law firms were known for sprawling offices, where even the most junior associates had their own private workspace. That changed as larger firms adopted standard-size offices, open floor plans and clustered workstations, and a growing cadre of lawyers — particularly solo practitioners — moved to shared offices.
Attorneys starting off with their own practice need an essential support system to grow and prosper. Sure, you have the ability to take care of your filing, administrative tasks, and answering inquiries. But do you have the time? When you devote less time to mundane yet essential tasks, you have more time to work on settling a case in your favor. Let us show you what a full-service virtual office can do for your practice.
Information silos can have a profound impact on any business, but they can be especially devastating for law firms. From inefficiencies and errors to revenue losses, the ramifications of such silos can be widespread and long-lasting. And the risks can be particularly acute in the virtual office space, where colleagues may have relatively few opportunities to engage and collaborate in real-time. But what are information silos, exactly, and how can they be prevented?